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The Piggott School

A Church of England Academy

Year 7 Literacy & Numeracy Catch up Premium

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard (scaled score of 100) in reading or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2) https://www.gov.uk/guidance/year-7-literacy-and-numeracy-catch-up-premium-guide-for-schools

The use of the Y7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Premium 2017/18

In September 2017 the school have identified 17 students who we consider would directly benefit from the use of the catch up premium. Other students will also benefit from the premium due to additional provision in some classes which will benefit the class a whole.  The allocation for these pupils is £9,500.

We are using the Year 7 Catch-Up Premium to provide catch up support in literacy and/or numeracy as appropriate for the individual pupils. All eligible pupils are receiving small group teaching to enable them to benefit from extra individual attention. Many of the lessons also have at least one learning support assistant in the class.

Specific support in English

  • Weekly 1:1 support with reading in registration time with Learning Support Assistants and Learning Mentors. Help with recognising words, comprehension, selecting books, meeting their reading targets
  • weekly 1:1 support with reading in lesson time with Learning Support Assistants. Help with recognising words, comprehension, selecting books, meeting their reading targets
  • Some students receive weekly 1:1 support with our Dyslexia coach
  • Support for the provision of the Accelerated Reader resource

Specific support in mathematics

  • Weekly 1:1 support in registration time and some lesson time from with Learning Support Assistants and Learning Mentors. Help with basic numeracy skills inc times tables, number bonds and mental methods.
  • Supporting the provision of online resources including www.mathswatchvle.com, www.mymaths.co.uk and www.mathsbox.org.uk

Part of the role of 1:1 support is to gain trust and instil confidence in students. This scheme enables students to develop a positive attitude to school and a confident attitude towards learning. Mentors liaise with subject teachers regarding task management and the progress of the students. Future intervention strategies are developed through a dialogue between them both.

 

Intervention

Details

Cost

Success Criteria

Mathematics learning mentors

  • Students are given booster sessions in tutor time by a specialist LSA team
  • Purchase of resources to support these sessions

£4235 towards LSA salaries (overall cost is £12742 pa)

  • Year 7 students to be making expected progress

English learning mentors

  • Students are given booster sessions in tutor time by a specialist LSA team
  • Some students given specific support from a dyslexia coach
  • Purchase of resources to support these sessions

£4235 towards LSA salaries (overall cost is £12742 pa)

  • Year 7 students to be making expected progress

Mathematics digital resources

 

 

 

 

  • Contribution to the licence for 
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  • Purchase of the Mathletics software

£120 contribution (overall cost is £599 pa)

£100 contribution (overall cost is £500 pa)

£10 contribution (overall cost is £50 pa)

£80 contribution (overall cost is £396)

  • Year 7 students to be making expected progress

 

  • Year 7 students to be making expected progress

 

  • Year 7 students to be making expected progress

 

 

 

  • Year 7 students to be making expected progress

Accelerated Reader Scheme

All students in Year 7, 8 and the low attainers in Year 9 have access to the Accelerated Reader programme

£720 contribution from Year 7 Catch Up Premium (overall is cost £4000)

  • Year 7 students to be making expected progress

 

TOTAL

£9500

 

 

The impact of the Y7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Premium 2016/17

In September 2017 the school have identified 33 students who we considered would directly benefit from the use of the catch up premium.  The allocation for these pupils was £9,500.

Progress in Literacy:

11 students (33%) have now made more than expected progress in their literacy

20 students (60%) have now made expected progress in their literacy

2 students (7%) are yet to make expected progress in their literacy

Progress in Numeracy:

2 students (7%) have now made more than expected progress in their numeracy

14 students (42%) have now made make expected progress in their numeracy

17 students (51%) are yet to make expected progress in their numeracy